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Nov
08
2019

KAMAN TO DELIVER K-MAX TO HELICOPTER EXPRESS IN 2019

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--Nov. 7, 2019-- Kaman Aerospace, a division of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today that it will deliver a new K-MAX® medium-to-heavy lift helicopter to Helicopter Express of Chamblee, Georgia. Helicopter Express currently operates 24 aircraft providing dedicated services in heavy lifting, utility construction, firefighting and disaster relief. Helicopter Express placed their order in May and will take delivery of their new K-MAX® in December of 2019.

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Oct
29
2019

KAMAN RECEIVES ORDER FOR K-MAX HELICOPTER

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--Oct. 29, 2019--Kaman Aerospace, a division of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today that it received a new order for the K-MAX® medium-to-heavy lift helicopter. This brings the total number of firm orders since the relaunch of production to thirteen aircraft. The most recent order is from a new operator, Heli Air-Swiss a member of Heli-Austria of St. Johann im Pongau, Austria. Heli-Austria currently operates 35 aircraft focused on emergency medical services, tourism, aerial construction and flight training. Delivery of this aircraft is planned for December of 2019.

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Oct
24
2019

KAMAN COMPOSITE STRUCTURES EXTENDS MRO SERVICES TO AFTERMARKET

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WICHITA, Kan.--Oct. 24, 2019-- Kaman Composites - Wichita, Inc. (KCW), a division of Kaman Aerosystems, announced today that it will extend its composite repair capabilities to the commercial and business aftermarket. The aviation industry has embraced the light weight, durability of composite structures in their innovative designs, which in turn, has increased the need for composite MRO services. KCW is an accredited supplier, providing parts ranging from fairings and radomes, to rotor blades and winglets. In addition, KCW provides OEM and government MRO services for composite repair through their FAA Certified Part 145 Repair Station.

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Sep
09
2019

KAMAN ANNOUNCES NEW K-MAX® ORDER FROM ROTEX HELICOPTER AG

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Bloomfield, Conn - (September 9, 2019) – Kaman Aerospace, a division of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today that it received a new order for the K-MAX® medium-to-heavy lift helicopter, bringing the total number of firm orders since the relaunch of production to twelve aircraft. The most recent order is from Rotex Helicopter AG, of Balzers Liechtenstein, which currently operates multiple K-MAX® aircraft focused on aerial construction and logging. Delivery of this aircraft is expected in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Sep
05
2019

Entrol delivers a K-MAX® FTD Level 5 simulator to Kaman Aerospace

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Entrol has designed, manufactured and installed a K-MAX® FTD (Flight Training Device) Level 5 simulator to Kaman Aerospace, who resumed production of this medium-to-heavy lift helicopter in 2015.

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Jul
18
2019

KAMAN OPENS NEW HELICOPTER CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.-- Kaman Aerospace (Kaman), the Aerospace segment of Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN), today announced that it has opened a new customer service center to support both its K-MAX® and SH-2 Super Seasprite customers and inaugurated a K-MAX® Flight Training Device (FTD). The new facility is located on Kaman’s Bloomfield, Connecticut campus and replaces and consolidates legacy Kaman customer service accommodations.

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Jul
17
2019

KAMAN RECOGNIZED BY ROLLS-ROYCE AS "BEST NEW SUPPLIER 2018"

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Bloomfield, Conn. – Kaman Composites – Vermont, Inc. (KCV), a division of Kaman Aerospace, a segment of Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN), announced that it has been recognized by Rolls-Royce as the "Best New Supplier 2018". KCV was selected by Rolls-Royce out of its entire global supply base in recognition of the outstanding performance of its support of Rolls-Royce on various compressor components and composite assemblies.

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Jun
26
2019

KAMAN ANNOUNCES SALE OF DISTRIBUTION SEGMENT TO LITTLEJOHN & CO. FOR $700 MILLION IN CASH

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--Jun. 26, 2019-- Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Distribution segment to affiliates of Littlejohn & Co., LLC (Littlejohn) for total cash consideration of $700 million subject to customary closing conditions and working capital adjustments. The transaction value represents a multiple of 10.4 times trailing twelve-month (TTM) Segment Adjusted EBITDA* for the Distribution segment.

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May
01
2019

KAMAN AWARDED CONTRACT TO REACTIVATE USMC K-MAX® HELICOPTERS

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--May 1, 2019-- Kaman Aerospace, the Aerospace segment of Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN), today announced that it has been awarded a contract to return two United States Marine Corps (USMC) K-MAX® aircraft to flight operations. Kaman Aerospace will transport the two helicopters from Yuma, Arizona, where they are currently located, to Bloomfield, Connecticut, where they will be reactivated to flight-ready status.

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Apr
24
2019

SIKORSKY RECOGNIZES KAMAN AEROSPACE JACKSONVILLE WITH BLACK HAWK SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARD

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--Apr. 24, 2019-- Kaman Aerospace Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), today announced that its Integrated Structures and Metallics Division located in Jacksonville, Florida was presented with Sikorsky’s Black Hawk Program Supplier of the Year Award. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE:LMT), stated in a recent press release that “Kaman was chosen for this special recognition due to their overall performance in 2018, supporting the Black Hawk cockpit requirements in support of Sikorsky’s manufacturing plan. Kaman maintained all Black Hawk schedule requirements throughout the year, including the surge requirements. Kaman was also able to supply cockpit components in shorter than lead-time for critical production demands.”

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Mar
06
2019

KAMAN ANNOUNCES DEVELOPMENT OF NEXT GENERATION K-MAX® UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEM

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.-- Kaman Aerospace Group, a division of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today that it is developing the next generation K-MAX® unmanned aircraft system that will allow operators to have the capability to fly either manned or unmanned missions. Kaman expects to offer unmanned system kits for new production and existing aircraft in 2020.

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Mar
06
2019

KAMAN LAUNCHES NEW K-MAX® COMPOSITE BLADE PROGRAM

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--Mar. 5, 2019-- Kaman Aerospace Group, a division of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today that it has launched a composite blade development program for the K-MAX® helicopter.

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Dec
07
2018

KAMAN RECEIVES ADDITIONAL ORDER FOR K-MAX® AIRCRAFT

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.-- Kaman Aerosystems, a division of the aerospace segment of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today that it received its third order in the quarter for the K-MAX® medium-to-heavy lift helicopter. This brings the total number of firm orders since the relaunch of production to eleven units. The most recent order is from Precision Lift, LLC of Baker City, Oregon. This is the second aircraft purchased by Precision Lift in the last twelve months and it will join their fleet of firefighting assets.

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Nov
29
2018

KAMAN RECEIVES ORDERS FOR TWO ADDITIONAL K-MAX® AIRCRAFT; ANNOUNCES LOT III PRODUCTION AUTHORIZATION

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.-- Kaman Aerosystems (Kaman), a division of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today that it received orders for two additional K-MAX® helicopters, expanding the fleet of operators to two new customers who will take delivery in the coming months. Further, given consistent demand the company has approved continuous manufacture of the versatile medium lift workhorse aircraft with the authorization of Lot III production.

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Nov
16
2018

U.S. DOD ANNOUNCES KAMAN AWARDED $52 MILLION ADDITION TO OPTION 14 OF ITS USAF JOINT PROGRAMMABLE FUZE ORDER

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) announced on November 14, 2018, that the U.S. Air Force (USAF) has awarded a contract modification to Option 14 of its Joint Programmable Fuze (JPF) order with the Aerospace segment of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN). The modification has a value of $52.0 million and raises the total value of Option 14 to $121.4 million.

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Sep
20
2018

KAMAN ANNOUNCES $48.6 MILLION JOINT PROGRAMMABLE FUZE ORDER

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.-- Sep. 20, 2018 -- Kaman Corp. (NYSE:KAMN) announced today that its Aerospace segment has been awarded a direct commercial sale (DCS) order for the procurement of Joint Programmable Fuzes (JPF) with an expected total value of $48.6 million.

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Sep
07
2018

KAMAN COMPOSITES - WICHITA WINS SIKORSKY COMBAT RESCUE HELICOPTER COMPOSITE WORK STATEMENT

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WICHITA, KS, - Kaman Composites - Wichita, Inc. (KCW), announced continued success with a new statement of work to supply complex composite components and assemblies for the Sikorsky Combat Rescue Helicopter. KCW, a subsidiary of Kaman Aerospace Group, Inc. and part of its Aerosystems Division, is a leading supplier of complex composite structures, components, and assemblies for the commercial and defense aerospace industry.

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Jul
26
2018

KAMAN ANNOUNCES NEW K-MAX LEASING PARTNERSHIP WITH RAINIER HELI INTERNATIONAL INC.

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--Jul. 26, 2018-- Kaman Aerosystems, a division of the Aerospace segment of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Rainier Heli International Inc. (Rainier), of Kirkland, Washington, under which Rainier will offer K-MAX® leasing solutions to customers. Rainier specializes in providing lease and lease-to-purchase programs tailored to meet the specific needs of helicopter operators around the world.

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Mar
10
2018

Darlene Smith Appointed AVMRO VP and General Manager

Posted by jhadmin

BLOOMFIELD, Connecticut (March 9, 2018) – Kaman Aerosystems (Kaman), a division of the aerospace segment of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today that Darlene Smith has been appointed Vice President and General Manager of Kaman’s Air Vehicles and MRO (AVMRO) diision effective April 2, 2018. In this role, Smith will lead Kaman’s aircraft OEM operations including sales, production and support of the K-MAX® medium-to-heavy lift helicopter and support for the worldwide fleet of SH-2G Super Seasprite naval helicopters. Ms. Smith has over 35 years of experience in the Aerospace industry, including more than two decades with Pratt & Whitney where she held a number of increasingly responsible positions. She joined Kaman in 2001 where her experience crosses a variety of functional areas including operations, supply chain, OEM aftermarket sales, logistics, continuous improvement and business systems. She most recently served as Kaman’s Vice President – Supply Chain and Enterprise Performance. During her career Ms. Smith has been certified by APICS (CPIM) and obtained a Six Sigma Green Belt. She holds a Master of Management degree from Cambridge College.

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Feb
27
2018

KAMAN SCHEDULED TO MAKE RECORD NUMBER OF K-MAX® NEW PRODUCTION DELIVERIES IN MARCH

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LAS VEGAS--Feb. 27, 2018-- Kaman Aerosystems, a division of the aerospace segment of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today at HAI Heli-Expo that a record number of K-MAX® production deliveries are planned for March 2018.

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Jan
17
2018

KINECO KAMAN COMPOSITES INDIA JOINT VENTURE CELEBRATES 5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

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GOA, India- Kineco Kaman Composites India Private Limited, a Joint Venture between Goa based Kineco Limited (Kineco) and Kaman Aerospace Group, Inc. (Kaman), a subsidiary of Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN) of USA announced successful completion of 5 years since its formal launch in January 2013. The company manufactures advanced composite structures for Aerospace & Defence industry at its state-of-the-art facility based at Pilerne Industrial Estate and employees 160 people. Over the last 5 years the Company has made its mark in the Indian Aerospace and Defense sector supporting the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the Indian Government. During this period the Company has also achieved various global certifications namely AS9100 Rev.D, NADCAP, ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001 besides other customer specific certifications.

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